Chisum

Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1969. Draft script for the 1970 film.

An older rancher is threatened by bandits stealing his cattle. Together with Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid, he participates in the Lincoln County War, a war against a dry goods monopoly that attempted to control cattle and water supplies as well, which had sprung up in the New Mexico territory and led to great bloodshed.

Set in New Mexico territory, shot on location in California, Arizona, and New Mexico, USA.

Yellow titled wrappers. Title page present, with credits for screenwriter Andrew J. Fenady. 140 leaves, with last page of text numbered 137. Mechanical duplication, with green, blue, and pink revision pages throughout, dated variously between June 25, 1969 and November 3, 1969. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine bound internally with three gold brads.


[Book #140234]

Price: $450.00